boner

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from bone +‎ -er

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Noun[edit]

boner (plural boners)

  1. (literally) One who or that which bones (removes bones).
  2. (dated, baseball, slang) A blunder; a bad mistake; a silly or stupid mistake. [from early 20th c.]
    He really pulled a boner that time!
  3. (slang) An erect penis. [from mid-20th c.]
    • 1973, Sol Gordon, Facts about sex for today's youth[1], ISBN 0381996484, page 20:
      Boys often refer to their enlarged penis as an "erection," a "boner," or a "hard on."
    Why do guys get boners when they wake up in the morning?

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References[edit]

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

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Noun[edit]

boner c

  1. plural indefinite of bon